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Alhamdulillah for Eid Fitr

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Update
9
Aug

All praises and glorification belongs to Allah

Who has given us this wonderful month of Ramadan

The month so blessed and beautiful that all evil are kept locked-up

So the beloved servants of Allah can be steadfast in worship

Goodness flows, even from the most-sinful of hearts

The beloved servants of Allah so devoted

In the service of their Lord Most High

They leave their food and drinks

Kept aloof from all evil desires

Permissible desires kept at bay solely for the sake of Allah

Heart cleansed and focused on the one and only Creator of all

In hope and fear of the Most Merciful Lord of all, so devoted

The lofty reward is none other than the abode of Jannah

All praises and glorification belongs to Allah

Who blessed us with that one night

The one and only night bestowed upon us

Only in this sacred month of Ramadan

The night better than a thousand months

Angels descend at the command of the Most High

All prayers and invocation answered

Destinies made better

Peace and tranquility fills the night till dawn

For those who take heed and meet the night

In hope and fear of the Most Merciful Lord of all, so devoted

The lofty reward is none other than the abode of Jannah

All praises and glorification belongs to Allah

Who blessed us with the Eid

The celebration of those who fasted

To rejoice in the mercy of our Lord

Who blessed us with Ramadan

The blessed night of destiny, the night of power

Purified us for the next year coming

When we hope to meet Ramadan again

Full of thanks and praises to our Lord Most High

Alhamdulillah for Eid Fitr

The celebration of those who fasted

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And (remember) when your Lord brought forth from the Children of Adam, from their loins, their seed (or from Adam’s loin his offspring) and made them testify as to themselves (saying): “Am I not your Lord?” They said: “Yes! We testify,” lest you should say on the Day of Resurrection: “Verily, we have been unaware of this.”

Or lest you should say: “It was only our fathers afortime who took others as partners in worship along with Allah, and we were (merely their) descendants after them; will You then destroy us because of the deeds of men who practised Al-Batil (i.e. polytheism and committing crimes and sins, invoking and worshipping others besides Allah)?” (Tafsir At-Tabari). (Araf Q7:172-173)

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My Dear Ramadan !

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Ramadan, Self-reflection, Update, Written words
28
Jul

Ramadan, Oh Ramadan!

My dear Ramadan

How come you are visiting, I am not at home to welcome you

How come your entrance met my absence from the place you expected

me

Your arrival met my eyes red and wet with tears streaming down my face

Oh Ramadan, My dear Ramadan!

In what way do you wish me to welcome you?

Crying or rejoicing?

If I cry, it is for the sorrow of not being there at home to see you arrive

If I cry, it is for the fate that befell me in your absence

If I cry, it is out of grief till I come home to embrace you before you leave

again

If I rejoice, it is only that

Even not at home, I still smell the fragrance of your entrance

Ramadan, Oh Ramadan!

My dear Ramadan

The moon is dark

The sky is grey

The clouds are gathering

My heart is heavy

My tears are flowing

My mind is clouded

But you are still very dear to my heart

Where ever I may be

Oh Ramadan, My dear Ramadan!

(تَقَبَّلَ اللّهُ مِنَّ وَ مِنْكُمْ)

Ramadan met me in a place I hated to be, so I wrote this poem to express my feelings.

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The Jinn believed and testified

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Quran
18
Feb

Say (O Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم): “It has been revealed to me that a group (from three to ten in number) of Jinn listened (to this Qur’an). They said: ‘Verily, we have heard a wonderful Recitation (this Qur’an)! ‘It guides to the Right Path, and we have believed therein, and we shall never join (in worship) anything with our Lord (Allah). ‘And He, exalted be the Majesty of our Lord, has taken neither a wife nor a son (or offspring or children). (Al-Jinn Q72:1-3)

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Not just Pharoah, Imagine! Satan testifies…

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Update
17
Feb

(Their allies deceived them) like Shaitan (satan), when he says to man: “Disbelieve in Allah.” But when (man) disbelieves in Allah, Shaitan (satan) says: “I am free of you, I fear Allah, the Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinn and all that exists)!
(Al-Hashr Q59:16)

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And We took the Children of Israel across the sea, and Fir’aun (Pharaoh) with his hosts followed them in oppression and enmity, till when drowning overtook him, he said: “I believe that none has the right to be worshipped but He (Allah) in Whom the Children of Israel believe, and I am one of the Muslims (those who submit to Allah’s Will).”

Now (you believe) while you refused to believe before and you were one of the Mufsidun (evil-doers, the corrupters).

So this day We shall deliver your (dead) body (out from the sea) that you may be a sign to those who come after you! And verily, many among mankind are heedless of Our Ayat (proofs, evidence, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.).

(Yunus Q10:90-92)

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Moses believed and submitted…

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Quran, Reminder
15
Feb

And when musa (Moses) came at the time and place appointed by Us, and his Lord (Allah) spoke to him; he said: “O my Lord! Show me (Yourself), that I may look upon You.” Allah said: “You cannot see Me, but look upon the mountain; if it stands still in its place then you shall see Me.” So when his Lord appeared to the mountain , He made it collapse to dust, and musa (Moses) fell down unconscious. Then when he recovered his senses he said: “Glory be to You, I turn to You in repentance and I am the first of the believers.
(Al-Araf Q7:143)

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And Jesus bears witness…

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Quran, Reminder
14
Feb

['Îsa (Jesus) said]: “And verily Allah is my Lord and your Lord. So worship Him (Alone). That is the Straight Path. (Allah’s religion of Islamic Monotheism which He did ordain for all of His Prophets).” (Maryam Q19:36)

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Even Allah(swt) bears witness..

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Quran
13
Feb

Allah bears witness that La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He), and the angels, and those having knowledge (also give this witness); (He always) maintains His creation in Justice. La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He), the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.
(Al-Imran Q3: 18)

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Old enough to recognise the truth…?

Posted by: Sisterinhijabin Reminder
11
Feb

“You are old enough to distinguish between what is right and what is not. But you are not a Muslim. That means either you are too small to distinguish truth from delusion, or you are an imbecile. Because only a child or imbecile would believe that it will make him/her happy to be glorified among the same mortals like himself. When he risks being thrown into shame in the eyes of the Creator.

…To be glorious amongst those themselves are inglorious or to be glorious amongst the lucky owners of the Contentment of the Creator ?…”
(Wise words of a 124 Year Old Woman)